Bowers v. Jones et al, No. 2:2009cv01133 - Document 55 (N.D. Ala. 2012)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION-The court hereby ADOPTS the Report of the Magistrate. The court further ACCEPTS the Recommendations of the Magistrate Judge that the petition for writ of habeas corpus be denied. Signed by Judge R David Proctor on 5/30/2012. (AVC)
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FILED 2012 May-30 PM 12:43 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA SOUTHERN DIVISION OTIS LEE BOWERS, ) ) Petitioner, ) ) v. ) ) KENNETH JONES, WARDEN; ) THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF ) THE STATE OF ALABAMA, ) ) Respondents. ) Case No. 2:09-cv-01133-RDP-HGD MEMORANDUM OPINION On April 27, 2012, the Magistrate Judge s Report and Recommendation was entered and the parties were allowed therein fourteen (14) days in which to file objections to the recommendations made by the Magistrate Judge. On May 11, 2012, Petitioner, through appointed counsel, filed objections to the Magistrate Judge s Report and Recommendation. On May 24, 2012, Petitioner filed pro se objections to the Magistrate Judge s Report and Recommendation. After careful consideration of the record in this case, including the Magistrate Judge s Report and Recommendation and Petitioner s objections thereto, the court hereby ADOPTS the Report of the Magistrate Judge. The court further ACCEPTS Page 1 of 2 the Recommendations of the Magistrate Judge that the petition for writ of habeas corpus be denied. A separate order in conformity with this Memorandum Opinion will be entered contemporaneously herewith. DONE and ORDERED this 30th day of May, 2012. _______________________________ R. DAVID PROCTOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Page 2 of 2